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1944 James 2023

James Earl Kent, Jr.

March 12, 1944 — November 6, 2023

Clarksville

James leaves to cherish his memories two beautiful and loving daughters, Kathy Kent of West Palm Beach, Florida, and Kimberly Tounsel (Tommie Tounsel) of Shelby Township, Michigan two amazing and devoted sons, Tyrone Gates Kent of Detroit, Michigan, and Ervin Kent (Amber Kent) of Clarksville, Tennessee.

 

James was preceded in death by his brother, Willie M. Turner Sr. (Billy) (deceased) Linda Coe of West Palm Beach, Florida. James was the loving Grandfather of twenty-one grandchildren, Cle’wanda Kent-Austin (deceased), Mika McCoy, Tyrone Gates Jr., Terrell Gates, Tyron Gates, Bella Gates, Zharia Rucker, Eshiara Kent, Ervin Kent Jr. Justice Kent, D’Ontaye Strawter, Dy’Nesha Kent, Eivin Kent, Izahnay Patterson, MyKeriah Patterson, Easton Kent, Niesha Walter, Cadeshia Hiner, Nathan Hiner, George Johnson, Tamia Tounsel and twelve great grandchildren. A host of nephews, nieces and friends, one very close friend of over 70 years Mr. Lawrence “Chet” Chester of Royal Palm Beach, Florida.

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Visitation

Saturday, November 18, 2023

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Highland Hills Funeral Home & Crematory

2422 Brick Church Pike, Nashville, TN 37207

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Funeral Service

Saturday, November 18, 2023

Starts at 4:00 pm (Central time)

Highland Hills Funeral Home & Crematory

2422 Brick Church Pike, Nashville, TN 37207

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